Helping others

An artist's rendering of a trio of seniors perusing info on a bulletin board
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Who Knew?

A new job inspires a West Virginia woman to learn more about government services offered to seniors so that she can share that info with members of her community.

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Dr Jason Fader
People Helping People

Meet the Medical Missionary Teaching The Next Generation

Dr. Jason Fader just won the first Gerson L’Chaim Prize for Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service in Burundi. 

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A nudge from God brings a little girl comfort.
Miracles

Comforted with the Perfect Gift

How a nudge from a small voice helped a neighbor bring comfort to a little girl.

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Lt. Alex Beveridge gives Colton an American flag at Camp POSTCARD.
America's Angels

America's Angels: VOA Camp Gave At-Risk Boy Needed Confidence

Colton had recently lost his father and he was being bullied at school. But a police detective recommended him for a Volunteers of America sleepaway camp that made all the difference.

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A child walks through flooded streets in Haiti
People Helping People

Haiti's Long Road To Recovery After Hurricane Matthew

Brian Duss of the nonprofit World Vision shares what life is like for people in Haiti following the storm and how you can help. 

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Guideposts: Willie at the kitchen table in his Spruce Manor apartment
America's Angels

America's Angels: An Independent Life

A young student and a standout athlete loses first his sight and then his hearing. Would he ever be independent again?

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How a nurse's dream saved a baby
God's Grace

This Nurse’s Nightmare Saved a Life

The dream didn’t make any sense, until I got to work that night…

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Guideposts: Volunteers of America’s Jim Zenner (right) chats with a fellow veteran.
America's Angels

Helping Veterans in Their Fight Against PTSD

Meet a veteran of the Iraq war who went from receiving help to giving it.

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Guideposts: John Saunders, who resides at VOA's East 119th Street Veterans Residence in East Harlem
America's Angels

From Homelessness to a Master's Degree

How one veteran's life was changed by a helping hand from the Volunteers of America and the Home Depot Foundation

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